st thomas episcopal church, amenia union


Adult Education

Our next Parish Book Study
Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown.

Books we have read in the past are:

Braving the Wilderness is a timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture. 

We at St Thomas will be reading this book trough the lens of Christ's call to us to become who we are in the eyes of God and proclaim the good news as his disciples.

The author, Brene Brown, PhD, LMSW, is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation–Brené Brown Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past sixteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy.

Breathing Under Water: The Spirituality of the Twelve Steps by Richard Rohr

Love Wins by Rob Bell

The Great Divorce by CS Lewis

The Shack by William P Young

The Book of Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu

Have A Little Faith by Mitch Albom

Toxic Charity by Robert D Lupton